Vincent Traver

Obituary of Vincent P. Traver

Vincent P. Traver, age 73, of 8558 Newcomb Road, Long Lake, died Saturday, May 16, 2009 at Glens Falls Hospital after a month-long acute illness. Born in Poughkeepsie, New York on January 12, 1936, he was the son of Vincent and Helen (Finn) Traver, Sr. He married Deloris Corey on May 5, 1973 in Poughkeepsie, NY. Mr. Traver is a veteran of the United States Marines serving from 1954 to 1957 serving during the Korean War. He had been employed as a Detective for the Town of Poughkeepsie Police Dept for several years until his retirement. He later had worked for and retired from IBM . Mr. Traver is a member of the Town of Poughkeepsie PBA, Port Charlotte, FL FOP, Former Chairman of Board of Fire Commissioners, Fairview Fire Dist. in Poughkeepsie, and was a Republican Party Committeeman for the Town of Poughkeepsie. He also is a Life Member of Elks Lodge #275, Poughkeepsie, Member of American Legion, Long Lake and Associate member of VFW of Tupper Lake Mr. Traver is survived by his wife of 36 years, Deloris, one son, Blane Traver of Rhinebeck and one daughter Robin Gritmon of Phoenecia; three step-children, Corine Prindle, Deborah Brink, Harold Elmendorf all of Poughkeepsie; four grandchildren: Danielle Traver, Thomas Gritmon, Brian Gritmon and Blane Traver, Jr.; four step grandchildren, John, Jason, Jennifer Brink & Phoebe Elmendorf and one step-great grandson Elijah. He is also survived by two brothers, George Traver of Los Angeles, CA and Robert Traver of Deleware and several nieces & nephews Calling hours will take place at St. Henry's Church in Long Lake on Thursday, May 21, 2009 from 2-4 PM and 6-8 PM. A Mass of Christian Burial will take place at 11:00 AM on Friday at St. Henry's Church, with Rev. Bird officiating. Burial will follow at Long Lake Cemetery . Friends wishing to remember Vincent P. Traver may make memorial contributions to the Amanda House in care of the funeral home. Family and friends can also share their memories and sign the online guestbook at
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When Friday, May 22nd, 2009 11:00am Location St. Henry's Church Address Long Lake, NY 12847
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